boob tube

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boob tube

slang The television. What's on the boob-tube tonight? Anything good?
See also: boob, tube
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boob-tube

(ˈbubˈtub)
n. a television set. (Something for a boob to watch.) You spend too much time in front of the boob-tube.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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